1911Forum - Search Results
1911Forum
Advertise Here
Forum   Reviews   Rules   Legal   Site Supporters & Donations   Advertise


Go Back   1911Forum >

Notices


Showing results 1 to 25 of 2000
Search took 0.37 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: snow
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-12-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,846
Posted By snow
Yes, you need a set of dies and a caliber...

Yes, you need a set of dies and a caliber conversion kit for both 9mm and 45ACP. That is all that is required, but that alone would require removing and resetting your dies and powder measure with...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-11-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By snow
No Brother, Mr. P.E. was clearly referring to...

No Brother, Mr. P.E. was clearly referring to post 12 in his comments. He obviously does not "know" Brother Morris as we do :) Perhaps we should chalk it up to a poor choice of words on his part and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-11-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By snow
Quote: Originally Posted by Photo Escape The...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Photo Escape
The post implies that the wing nut can be over-tightened to such an extent that it would cause these problems (break the measure, bend the rod, effect...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-11-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By snow
I agree that the aftermarket part is stronger and...

I agree that the aftermarket part is stronger and extremely unlikely to bend, that alone makes it a better part. I like better parts :)

Sorry if I was unclear on the spring "installed height"...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-11-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By snow
Interesting test, Thanks for posting the data. ...

Interesting test, Thanks for posting the data.

I do have some questions/observations. They are not meant as a criticism in any way, so I certainly hope they are not viewed as such.

The OEM...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-08-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By snow
From a practical standpoint, the answer is No,...

From a practical standpoint, the answer is No, the type of crimp is not responsible for the differences you noted.

The difference is in different powders, operating in different calibers. The 45...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-02-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,171
Posted By snow
You may be set in your ways, but at some point...

You may be set in your ways, but at some point you did move to a progressive, so you have learned at least a few "new tricks".

Are you happy with your procedure? Looking for some tips?

Or are...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-01-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,075
Posted By snow
Congratulations Andy!!!! Outstanding Brother,...

Congratulations Andy!!!! Outstanding Brother, Absolutely Outstanding :rock:
Glad to have you now officially on Team USA!!!
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-01-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,734
Posted By snow
I do like Clays. I picked up 16 lbs. of it as...

I do like Clays. I picked up 16 lbs. of it as soon as it became available after the "drought", so as not to be forced to do without again it for years :eek:

For the benefit of those who have not...
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-01-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,734
Posted By snow
You never really know until you test and see. 4...

You never really know until you test and see. 4 Grains of Bullseye works well in many full size guns with stock springs. Commander and Officer size guns often need a little more for reliable...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-30-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By snow
I do not have the Lee Pot, but I don't recall the...

I do not have the Lee Pot, but I don't recall the spout position being much different than what is on my RCBS.

Your typical kitchen table type tops are generally around 30" tall, with the chairs...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-29-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,734
Posted By snow
Traditionally, those wanting low velocity, low...

Traditionally, those wanting low velocity, low pressure and low recoil 45 ACP target loads, use small amounts of a fast powder, like Bullseye. Provided you do not double charge a case, all would be...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-29-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,333
Posted By snow
The hazards associated with lead and lead...

The hazards associated with lead and lead compounds are a matter of scientific fact. They are not mitigated by ignorance of their existence, or by failure to reduce/eliminate them. That much, is not...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-23-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,418
Posted By snow
I hear you there Brother. They should make it...

I hear you there Brother. They should make it right, it's clearly a mistake on their part. Hard to imagine such a reputable company doing that.

Perhaps you could e-mail them a picture of the box...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-23-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,333
Posted By snow
Personally, I wouldn't decap before tumbling with...

Personally, I wouldn't decap before tumbling with a conventional vibratory tumbler. The media doesn't clean the pocket well enough to warrant the time spent decapping, and some media will stick in...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-23-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,418
Posted By snow
I bet Brother Jim has it right. Are you sure the...

I bet Brother Jim has it right. Are you sure the stamp shows 45 Colt, instead of 44 Colt?

That would be an easy mistake for me to make, especially without my glasses:eek:
Forum: Reloading Bench 01-04-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,713
Posted By snow
We see reports of this from time to time, the...

We see reports of this from time to time, the cure is to put a radius or bevel on the end of the pin. The shape of the anvils vary between manufacturers, and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 12-02-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 924
Posted By snow
You definitely do not want to simply "take out...

You definitely do not want to simply "take out powder". Depending on the powder used, which you will have no way of knowing, could be more dangerous than one might think. ...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-12-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By snow
Dillon never really owes you a new machine, as...

Dillon never really owes you a new machine, as there is no problem the press can possibly have, that they cannot repair.
However, your purchase does entitle you to a properly...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-29-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,662
Posted By snow
Here is the Load Data from the Hornady 8th...

Here is the Load Data from the Hornady 8th Edition. During their testing, they were using Hornady cases, Winchester Large Pistol Primers, and firing them from a Springfield 1911. They do not list a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-26-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By snow
I'd think it more likely that you have the wrong,...

I'd think it more likely that you have the wrong, or a bad shell holder, than ram misalignment. Perhaps try another and see if that resolves the issue. Concerning ram alignment, if you remove...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-07-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,554
Posted By snow
Also for clarity; You don't see experienced hands...

Also for clarity; You don't see experienced hands swage the bullet the above mentioned maximum amount, even if they like to run a tighter crimp than others. But it does happen from time to time with...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-07-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,554
Posted By snow
Any crimp die can swage at least the front...

Any crimp die can swage at least the front driving band under size. The amount possible depends on the die itself, the case wall thickness and length, bullet design and alloy. My Dillon die can swage...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-05-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,554
Posted By snow
While we cannot assume that the LFCD is swaging...

While we cannot assume that the LFCD is swaging the bullets under size, be aware that there is a very good chance that may be the case. Some do and others do not, just the way it is. Do pull a...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-05-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,554
Posted By snow
Your bullets have been sized to .452. When the...

Your bullets have been sized to .452. When the bullets are cast, they drop from the mold larger than that. They are then pushed through a sizing die, which sizes them to .452, and the same machine...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 2000

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:59 PM.


NOTICE TO USERS OF THIS SITE: By continuing to use this site, you certify that you have read and agree to abide by the Legal Terms of Use. All information, data, text or other materials ("Content") posted to this site by any users are the sole responsibility of those users. 1911Forum does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2015 1911Forum.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved